The ice hockey world championship 2017 will be held in Ukraine

Чемпионат мира по хоккею 2017 пройдет в Украине

Ukraine will host the world championship on hockey

Our country will host the world championship in Division 1A.

The ice hockey world championship 2017 in Division 1A takes place in Ukraine. This was announced by the President of the ice hockey Federation of Ukraine Anatoly Brezvin.

Earlier it was reported that the rival bids of Ukraine was Austria, which, according to Sony, we won by a narrow margin in votes.

“Our bid is fully supported by the delegation of Kazakhstan, some representatives of other countries, as well as most members of the IIHF Council. Thus, 22-28 April next year the competition will be in Kiev“, – said the President of the Federation.

The most probable venue of the tournament – Kiev Palace of Sports.

Recall that the opponents of the Ukrainian team at the home championship will be teams from Hungary, Kazakhstan, Poland, Austria and Korea. Division 1A is considered the second strongest division in hockey. According to regulations, the top two teams moving into the Top division, and the worst crashes in the group In the first division.

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Ice hockey Federation of Ukraine
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